U.S. probing TikTok over allegations app violated children’s privacy: sources – National

The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 agreement aimed

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Tim Hortons’ mobile app under investigation for allegedly breaking privacy laws

Tim Hortons’ mobile app is under investigation. On Monday, the privacy protection authorities for B.C., Canada, Quebec and Alberta announced they will jointly investigate

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Coronavirus tracing app not yet OK’d by privacy watchdog, but outside experts give thumbs up

The federal government’s newly announced coronavirus contact-tracing app hasn’t yet been approved by the federal privacy watchdog but outside privacy and cybersecurity experts are

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Facebook to pay $9.5 million to end Canadian probe into privacy claims – National

Facebook will pay $9.5 million to settle a Competition Bureau investigation which found that the social media company made false or misleading claims about how

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Facebook asks judge to toss Canadian privacy chief’s findings on personal data probe – National

Facebook wants a judge to toss out the federal privacy watchdog’s finding that the social media giant’s lax practices allowed personal data to be

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Canadian privacy watchdogs to probe Clearview AI’s facial recognition technology – National

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‘Lack of privacy’: Nancy Pelosi warns NATO allies against using Huawei – National

No NATO ally should succumb to the temptation of letting Chinese tech giant Huawei into their next-generation cellular networks, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Alberta privacy commissioner considering investigation of new ID-scan system at liquor stores

Alberta’s privacy commissioner says she is strongly considering launching an investigation into a liquor retailer’s decision to require government-ID scans before patrons can enter

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Canada’s big cities push political parties for policies on digital economy, privacy – National

Chambers of commerce from Canada’s biggest cities will release a campaign wish list Wednesday urging political parties to commit to establishing national data-governance standards,

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Residents concerned about REM light rail and their privacy

People who live near the future REM station locations are voicing their concerns about train commuters seeing into their homes.As Global’s Phil Carpenter reports,

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